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Immigration Act 2016 >

While the UK moves forward from the referendum result on 23 June, the new Immigration Act 2016 has quietly passed into UK law. Lisa Roberts describes how the Act makes significant changes to the rules on illegal working. 

Posted on 22 Sep 2016 in BWB Publications Read More >

Non-EEA Sportspersons: UK Immigration >

International sportspeople regularly travel all over the world for new challenges. For athletes from outside the EEA (or from Croatia) who want to compete, train, or work in the UK, navigating the immigration system can prove a less exciting challenge of the job. BWB’s Immigration team has prepared a detailed guide examining the number of routes through which a non-EEA/Croatian sportsperson may come to the UK to undertake sporting activities.

Posted on 11 Aug 2016 in BWB Publications Read More >

The Right to Rent Scheme >

The government plans to extend the Right to Rent Scheme nationwide from February 2016, following mixed reviews of the pilot scheme, which went live in the West Midlands on 1 December 2014. Chetal Patel explains the scheme, which requires landlords to conduct
immigration checks on all new tenants. 

Posted on 07 Jan 2016 in BWB Publications Read More >